What is the recovery time for a bone fracture?

It depend. What kind of fracture and what bone, the age of the patient in general it takes 4-16 weeks.
6 to 8 weeks. For bone to heal depending on circulatory status, stability of fracture site. Also area of fracture, type of injury and amount of soft tissue damage are factors. Normally 2 to 3 months to get back to activity. Sometimes physical therapy is necessary after bone heals sufficiently.

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I have a tibia bone fracture, I am with cast from 3 months. I would like to know how many days will it take to heal. Why is there a delay in recovery?

Bone. Takes approximately 5-8 weeks to heal. Smoking or low vitamin d levels can cause delay in bone healin as could motion between the bony fragments. Questions specific to your case should be directed to the doctor who is looking at your xrays as they are the only one who knows what is going on. Read more...

How much time will I have a cast on for a navicular bone fracture?

6-8 weeks. Navicular fractures can be difficult. If not displaced and trerated only with cast immobilization then typically 6-8 weeks or until x-ray evidence shows progression towards healing. If however the fracture was surgically reduced and put together with screws then cast time may be reduced and range of motion of the joins around this started sooner. Read more...

Doctors told that I have to undergo for a surgery for surgical correct ion of long bone fracture My qstn is after accident in how much time It will do?

I'm confused! I don't quite understand your question. But if you are wondering when to get the surgery, discuss the best timing with your doctor. If you are wondering about how long it takes to recover, again that question is best asked by your doctor, who knows how serious your injury is and will have a better idea after the surgery is done, because he will have seen the extent of the damage. Read more...

How much time it will take to recover frm feumeur bone fracture? Nail is inserted on 3rd jan. Knee is getting swelled all the time

Fracture healing. Almost all fractures take at least 8 weeks to heal but can take longer depending on your physical condition and any other medical problems you may have. Following your surgeons advice as to when to walk on it and maintaining a proper diet with calcium and vitamin d intake are critical to good healing. Read more...
Femur Fracture. Sometimes patients also have a knee injury with the femur fracture that was difficult to diagnose initially with the fracture... Have you knee examined... It might be just soft tissue injury and may take 3 months to heal... Same as the thigh bone fracture. Good luck! Read more...

Could you possibly re-injure a fractured bone?

Fracture. Yes it is certainly possible to re-fracture a bone especially is there is another trauma or incident that causes injury. If this is the case an x-ray is warranted. Best of luck! Read more...
Absolutely. As dr. Galland said, it is very possible to re-injure a fractured bone. Read more...